CFC - NAA Data (NIST/SI) - Tabular Display

This page presents a database consisting of the data produced by a program of NAA conducted at the National Institute for Standards and Technology/Smithsonian Institution facility in 1990.

This initiative consisted of 200 analyses involving 84 of the 126 CFC clay specimens. Eighty-nine of the 200 analyses were of a raw clay specimen, 26 of a specimen fired to 750 C and 85 of a specimen fired to 900 C. In 76 instances the same clay specimen was analyzed in both the raw state and one or both of the two fired states. The analytical protocols employed for this work are described in CFC - Project Narrative, Section 3.1.

The default display for the database presents the data in tabular form. Also available is a record display that presents the data for an individual analysis.

In the tabular display each row corresponds to an analysis, Column 1 records the laboratory identification number, Column 2 the specimen's clay number, Column 3 the type of clay (i.e., its general geologic origin), Column 4 the state of the material analyzed (heated to 105 C [= raw]; fired to 750 C; fired to 900 C), and the remaining columns the values obtained for each of the 28 elements assayed. The data are presented in parts per million (PPM) form for all elements and have been rounded to three places. The order in which the elements are presented is that employed for the reporting of data by the NIST/SI facility at the time that the program of analysis was undertaken.

In the tabular display users can sort any of the columns in ascending or descending numerical or alphabetical order by clicking on the column header.

Users can go to the record display for an analysis by clicking on the cell in the Lab ID column for that analysis. They can return to the tabular display by clicking the Back arrow. In the record view the fields for the chemical data are presented in a collapsed view under the heading Chemical Composition. These fields can be expanded and collapsed by clicking on this heading.

Clicking on the content in the Clay Number field in either the tabular or the record display opens a display of the record for the clay specimen in question in CFC - Clay Database Record Display. Users can return from this display to CFC - NAA Data (NIST/SI) by clicking the Back arrow.

The CFC - Products - Data page presents a link to a downloadable spreadsheet that contains the data in this database.

Lab ID Clay Number Type of Clay State Na PPM K PPM Ca PPM Sc PPM Cr PPM Fe PPM Co PPMsort descending Zn PPM As PPM Br PPM Rb PPM Sr PPM Zr PPM Sb PPM Cs PPM Ba PPM La PPM Ce PPM Nd PPM Sm PPM Eu PPM Tb PPM Yb PPM Lu PPM Hf PPM Ta PPM Th PPM U PPM
CAL246 Clay 002 marine 105 6590 19100 86100 13.60 136.0 36100 16.2 103.0 11.20 5.40 136.0 426 92.9 0.813 7.59 179 35.6 61.1 29.6 5.26 1.020 0.679 2.20 0.333 3.42 0.964 10.10 1.77
CAL377 Clay 035 marine 900 12800 26500 220000 8.91 65.0 24800 16.2 89.1 29.10 0.00 508.0 1420 296.0 2.610 39.10 1220 127.0 206.0 76.4 12.40 2.320 1.230 2.82 0.273 7.21 1.260 54.10 3.98
CAL422 Clay 053 marine 105 5250 17900 127000 12.20 176.0 33700 16.3 120.0 6.84 7.36 126.0 610 0.0 0.940 9.64 192 28.7 51.1 20.4 4.26 0.838 0.547 1.62 0.293 2.70 0.815 8.13 2.84
CAL455 Clay 058 marine 900 7520 17300 136000 13.80 140.0 35700 16.3 105.0 8.91 0.00 117.0 656 75.3 0.682 6.19 313 36.7 62.5 28.1 5.74 1.130 0.708 2.45 0.338 3.78 1.130 10.20 1.25
CAL373 Clay 029 marine 900 7890 21100 146000 13.20 135.0 34100 16.3 103.0 8.45 0.00 141.0 545 57.3 0.708 6.76 367 33.9 59.8 29.0 5.61 1.090 0.802 2.75 0.386 4.24 0.995 10.60 1.88
CAL331 Clay 011 continental 900 6410 13500 0 13.30 191.0 44100 16.4 80.5 54.20 0.00 141.0 0 233.0 2.240 37.50 581 41.7 70.0 30.0 5.42 0.998 0.656 2.43 0.316 7.16 1.270 17.10 1.98
CAL293 Clay 030 marine 105 6820 20200 91200 14.80 142.0 46300 16.4 107.0 8.15 0.00 147.0 377 121.0 0.643 7.11 342 33.4 58.7 28.7 5.57 1.110 0.824 2.71 0.399 3.48 1.020 10.80 2.31
CAL369 Clay 007 marine 900 15200 19100 51100 12.60 155.0 45100 16.4 101.0 22.40 0.00 141.0 157 64.3 0.759 6.17 282 36.1 66.4 29.4 5.73 1.050 0.693 2.58 0.425 7.35 1.250 11.60 1.47
CAL355 Clay 029 marine 750 8050 21600 166000 13.40 130.0 34500 16.5 104.0 8.17 0.00 149.0 596 131.0 0.693 6.98 428 34.0 59.0 28.6 5.57 1.070 0.849 2.72 0.370 4.28 1.010 10.50 2.12
CAL327 Clay 051 fluvial 105 9660 22700 87500 12.30 87.9 37200 16.6 91.2 12.20 3.91 221.0 824 179.0 1.290 12.60 665 55.2 95.5 40.2 7.50 1.410 0.933 2.90 0.404 5.83 1.090 22.10 3.43
CAL351 Clay 007 marine 750 15500 19400 55700 12.60 153.0 45500 16.6 94.8 21.70 0.00 126.0 301 258.0 0.979 6.24 308 37.3 67.0 28.5 5.77 1.070 0.822 2.79 0.394 7.16 1.280 11.70 1.91
CAL357 Clay 031 marine 750 6040 22600 164000 15.10 144.0 40600 16.6 115.0 7.48 0.65 161.0 685 142.0 0.769 8.28 406 35.8 62.8 27.3 5.66 1.130 0.851 2.72 0.367 3.57 1.110 11.20 1.91
CAL410 Clay 008 levigated fine fraction marine/fluvial 750 4840 21200 143000 14.10 127.0 38400 16.9 110.0 3.24 3.92 145.0 568 0.0 0.755 9.20 0 36.3 61.9 32.1 5.22 1.050 0.670 2.44 0.371 3.13 0.995 9.64 2.59
CAL474 Clay 077 marine 900 5680 22200 129000 15.80 143.0 43000 17.0 115.0 4.98 0.00 156.0 582 0.0 0.796 8.38 244 39.7 69.3 33.2 5.79 1.150 0.780 2.52 0.367 3.64 1.100 11.30 1.76
CAL412 Clay 052 levigated fine fraction continental 750 19500 23100 0 12.60 133.0 35000 17.2 124.0 8.28 0.00 139.0 0 192.0 1.810 6.50 450 37.6 68.9 35.7 5.90 1.070 0.865 2.79 0.389 7.10 1.370 12.30 1.78
CAL359 Clay 035 marine 750 13400 27200 245000 9.35 65.8 25800 17.3 86.5 30.10 0.00 509.0 1500 307.0 3.080 41.70 1330 134.0 213.0 75.5 12.90 2.370 1.300 3.02 0.393 7.59 1.300 55.10 6.97
CAL312 Clay 039 (1:1 mixture of Clays 029 and 037) unknown 105 8220 18300 57300 12.30 113.0 35500 17.3 88.9 10.60 1.85 189.0 308 83.6 0.815 10.10 237 48.6 75.0 35.6 6.41 1.180 0.807 2.71 0.490 6.49 1.120 13.30 3.64
CAL561 Clay 083 fluvial 900 5040 20500 261000 13.20 126.0 34800 17.3 96.6 9.71 0.00 140.0 940 164.0 0.813 8.15 355 35.3 60.8 30.2 5.27 1.060 0.665 2.28 0.348 3.05 0.929 9.91 2.08
ETP148 Clay 084 fluvial 105 4750 21100 127000 11.80 101.0 37800 17.4 91.6 13.30 9.44 162.0 681 166.0 1.340 12.50 352 45.8 76.7 34.0 6.12 1.150 0.759 2.25 0.331 3.82 0.970 17.20 3.25
CAL444 Clay 075 continental 105 13400 41800 0 11.70 52.0 51600 17.4 115.0 24.40 23.20 313.0 698 431.0 2.420 30.80 910 126.0 222.0 80.0 13.30 2.580 1.590 4.12 0.667 10.80 2.650 49.32 11.70

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